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of public health and planning department to create a healthcare services master plan that would, for the first time in the history of the city here in san francisco and perhaps the first time in the country, be a comprehensive policy and that it will look at not only citywide but neighborhood by neighborhood and the master plan will help this board and other policy makers make smart informed decisions about critical healthcare decisions here in san francisco and a determination process so that future medical uses seeking to open and expand in san francisco must demonstrate that they are meeting the healthcare needs of san francisco i i can't know i this legislation is something that we worked on for a long time and we introduced it because we do believe that there is a connection between land use and healthcare and that often times we saw situations where healthcare decisions were land use decisions without understanding the healthcare positions of those and the process that we've followed in the last few years in implementing this master plan i think is an example of the fact
francisco are extraordinary ly lucky to have a rich a array of healthcare in this city for example i might live next door to a dr.'s office but i might not be able to seek care there. next we know that the demand on healthcare resources are going to be pushed to the brink actually but in san francisco we're probably better prepared than many other municipalities because of the healthy san francisco program and other programs that have existed in the city for a long time. there are certain populations that have higher rates of health disparities in our city so hoping it will guide the right kind of health facilities to those that need them and we have a diverse population here and providers who have been providing care to our -- in terms of land use projects of a medical nature it looks like san francisco is on track to meet resident's evolving health needs. now i'll turn the presentation over to claudia florez planning department. >> i'm going to cover the recommendations components of the plan in which came out of the data analysis for which lori gave you the highlights. the reco
process will weigh project merritts and the task and encourage the development of needed healthcare infrastructure and without creating negative land use consequences. consist see determinations first incentives this determination could apply to project on balance address the guidelines as being eligible for incentives. may be second the consist determination this would apply to those projects that positively impact health or healthcare access but don't specifically address the recommendation that identify eligible for incentives and lastly inconsist determination could apply to projects that do not positively address the guidelines and conversion ly projects that adverse ly effect access to healthcare may also receive this inconsist determination these determinations will be based on a balanced assessment of the project as a whole and will be made by the department of public health staff. dph will forward the recommendation back to the planning department where we will post the recommendation on our website for 15 days as lori mentioned we're now at the end of a 3 year plus pla
from the veteran. we believe it is coerced. >>> healthcare.gov is about 90% opti operational. is it fixed enough? >> well, it depends on who you ask. the officials bragged today as of about three hours ago 750,000 americans have visited healthcare.gov and there were no major outages. websites like that one have a front and a back. take amazon.com. for the system to work, the back end of this system has to send you a lightbulb. the website has problems front and back. >> reporter: at a coffee shop, he tried to get on healthcare.gov. it didn't crash or freeze, but there was this note. the site still cannot handle a surge of users. the white house says today 375,000 logged on between midnight and noon. >> we want to make sure their experience is vastly improved. >> reporter: they got people logged in and signed up. >> this is my third time on the websi website. the first time i couldn't get through. the second time i didn't know how to navigate it correctly and this time they were able to help me. >> reporter: starting january 1st, americans who think they have lost coverage cou
the master plan was there a look at with technology change how that's impacting our healthcare service delivery system? >> sure. the health systems assessment and embedded in that assessment you will find a section on technology and there's a couple of different ways this is going to impact going forward. under affordable care act providers need to be using electronic records so providers can easily share information across jurisdictions a as appropriate so that's one change that's certainly going to be happening and in addition to that so for example remote appointments with providers if you are not able to get there whether it's web based or phone based or something like that and to be honest i don't know about plans for current plans for expansion but that's something we address in the plan and seen as a promising opportunity really to increase access to vulnerable populations to make sure they get the care they need. >> great. colleagues any other questions? i think that there's so much information here i think it's just really impress ive and incredible and i want to thank yo
reminder about wheeling and dealing online. >> and helping you sort through california's healthcare coverage. experts are taking your calls about "covered california." our phone lines are open now, 888-5-helps-u. ,, camera but two.. rummanging camera but two.. rummanging through a home in fremont. he broke int >>> the brazen burglar was caught clearly on not one camera but two rummaging through a home in fremont. he broke into the house on eggers drive sometime on saturday and stole nearly $2,000 worth of stuff. a pair of home security cameras catching him in the act. the pictures are clear. fremont police hope somebody recognizes the guy and calls him. you can take another look at the video on our website, kpix.com. click on "news." [ screaming ] >>> milpitas police want to know who that woman is and whether she is okay. she was trying to get on this ac transit bus on calaveras boulevard. it was about 6 p.m. last night when that man pulled her away. the bus driver called 911. but police didn't find the two. it's unclear whether they know each other. police hope somebody recognizes
. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. its 4:44. the in charge of fixing the healthcare.gov website says his team has met its goal. the website can handle 50,000 users simultaneously. that was the goal the obama administration set for november 30th. the website speed has more than tripled -- tripled. >> the bottom line healthcare.gov is night and day from where it was on october 1st. >> the next major test of healthcare.gov is likely to come during the next few weeks. a surge in enrollment is the 23rd. >>> a new planned parenthood -- the new clinic will be located in redwood city. it will be initially opened 20 hours a week. residents are circulating. >>> game wardens with the state department of fish and wildlife have a nonlethal option for locating wildlife that has came into residential areas. senator jerry hill who represents san mateo introduced a bill allowing game wardens to partner with nonprofits to safely capture and relocate mountain lions. >> this gives them the opportunity to make other decisions. >> the law goes into effect january 1st but the department o
dive into our current caseload, and saying, which people are getting medical and getting healthcare benefits that are not accessing cal fresh but have income levels that would qualify them for cal fresh? >> and taking a look at the department of aging and adult services, or doss and saying, which seniors, who are getting benefits or accessing services where there is ihss or meals or other types of services, which of these seniors that we can reach out to? and working with our colleagues, at the cool district, and saying, you know, we have got the kids at the school district who are direct certified because they are getting cal fresh, but there is a bunch more kids at the school district, who their parents or guardians are applying for free meals. so we really need to take this kind of, comprehensive look, use some business intelligence, and some data, to kind of inform, them, where are the people, and then, where are the best ways, is it a bus advertising? and about cal fresh? is it promoting my benefits cal wynn more broadly, is it going to community-based organizations to churches
. the white house said it finally got most of the bugs out of the healthcare website. hundreds of thousands are now trying out that site. record high for cyber monday online business could not be better. but what does it mean for bricks and mortar stores? and brain busters. we'll go to the world memory champion where record breaking recall takes memorization to a whole new level. >> we begin with details in sunday's deadly train crash in new york. the stunning finding so far the speed. authorities say commuter train was traveling 50 mph faster than it should have been when it derailed, and there is more. jonathan martin is on the scene. what's the latest? >> reporter: john, we know a piece of key information, you mentioned the speed. but what we don't know is was this a situation where it was operator error? where the conductor was operating this train too quickly, or was there a mechanical mistake? was there an issue with the braking system? an issue on the track? that's something that ntsb wants to know. but today speed may have caused is derailment, something reported early on by many wi
complementario de medicare, de aarp, asegurado por unitedhealthcare insurance company. al igual que todos los planes estandarizados de seguro complementario de medicare, pueden ahorrarle los gastos de desembolso personal. llame hoy y solicite una guía de decisión. con estos planes, podrá visitar a cualquier médico u hospital que acepte pacientes de medicare. además, no hay redes de servicio. unase a los millones que ya se inscribieron en los únicos planes complementarios de medicare patrocinados por aarp y lo prove unitedhealthcare insurance company. >> seguramente es testigo de la escena graciosa cuando los bebes comen dependiendo del alimento en la cara, los padres intentan corregirlo, pero tiene beneficios . >> puede asociar los laimentos con palabras que los describian, no es momento de guardar el abrigo, se pondra más frío en la bahia y regresamos con guillermo con el tiempo. >> que tal amigos de regreso c. >> abríguese hoy,vamos aerca vamos a ver advertencias como vamos a ver el panorama,. >> (información en pantalla) . >> (información en pantalla) . >> ahora que sucede en lo
on time. start a new push for the healthcare.gov website. in an event at the white house he will highlight people he says have been helped by his health care reform law and web site. the president also is expected to say that republicans want to strip away benefits without offering an alternative. the government saying most of the glitches on the healthcare.gov website have now been fixed and now that the healthcare.gov website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and log onto the updated healthcare exchange. brokers and online assisters in utah say three of every four people who want to sign up for coverage on the federal government's online exchange are succeeding within an hour of logging in. navigators in wisconsin, illinois, alabama and north dakota reported vast improvement. the website is serving as a healthcare exchange for 36 states which did not or refused to set up their own website. california has it's own exchange at coveredca.com. which has also had some problems. our state exchange has >> a man was killed in a shark attack whi
healthcare site has given the obama administration lots of bad press. now the president is focusing on the rest of the affordable care act. we have the latest from the white house. >>> also amazing the man who spent three days trapped i in a sunken ship 100 feet below the ocean next. tÑ >> we have breaking. the pentagon has temporarily stopped using a route to send cargo into afghanistan. officials saying there are other routes to more cargo into and out of afghanistan. >>> detroit is bankrupt. a judge cleared the way today for what is now the largest municipal bankruptcy in u.s. history. the city is $18 billion in debt. it could mean severe cuts for retired city workers who relied on pensions. >>> french scientists have thrown a new twist in the yasser arafat story. forensic team reported that the palestinian leader did not die from radioactive poisoning. the report contra-ducts an earlier report from a swiss team, who claims that it was due to a political assassination. >>> the engineer involved in the new york train derailment found himself nodding before the train jumped the tr
are now fixed. the obama administration says 50,000 people can now log on to healthcare.gov at the same time. more than 400 bugs have been fixed. response times have improved from eight seconds to one. and error rates have gone from 6% to less than 1%. >> hopefully we are going to have americans get access to that healthcare they need. >> most americans are going to find a less dynamic health system. they are going to find that the costs of the healthcare that they must purchase is going to be a lot higher. >> republicans are now focusing on the overall healthcare bill rather than the website. even with the improvements, the administration admits the site could still buckle under peak demand. december 23rd is the final signup date to ensure coverage on january 1. >>> checking our bay area headlines, the santa rosa teen shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy may have a memorial park created in his honor. sonoma county lawmakers will meet tomorrow to discuss requests from the community. a deputy shot 13-year-old andy lopez in october because he mistook the teen's bb gun for an ak-47 assaul
consumers will have an easier time using healthcare.gov now that it's fixed the major glitches. but insurers warn problems still exist when confirming coverage. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this monday, the uproar in ukraine, protesters who want closer ties with europe now control a public square in the heart of the capital, as they call for the heads of government to resign. >> ifill: and spencer michels profiles david hockney, the prolific artist who continues to innovate using technology to advance his work. >> hockney, at 76, shows no signs of slowing down, and in fact, he admits he is working as he can on a wide variety of projects. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible b
on air. >> today kpix 5 is gathering the experts from "covered california" for a healthcare consumerwatch hotline. representatives will be here at kpix 5 all day today to answer your questions about the state's affordable care act. simply call between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. 1-888-5-helps-u. ♪ i love it! ♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everythingrent now. sometimes i feel all alone. mas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santarive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. ♪ i picked it out in a snap ♪ what made it genius ♪ was my camouflage wrap ♪ that's my kind of holiday u-s-a today reports the restaurant chain plans to p tablet computer >>> the restaurant applebee's is goi
percent reduction in healthcare cost and less than 450 per month, per person. so if we can address the issues of food ensecurity for the people with hiv we have a lot of opportunities to address the healthcare costs. in addition in the program, just to support the discussion by my colleague and acquaintance, providing the meals at 19 sites in the city we are under the continued demand to increase the number of services at those sites and here in >> i want to thank them for the incredible work that the project does and it has been an honor to work with the meals on wheels and, the work that you do every day but very so much. >> we appreciate your support. >> thank you. >> food insecurity is a big problem for people in san francisco with the people living with hiv and we found in the studies that over half of the hiv infected individuals in san francisco are food insecure, in the tender loin, we found three quauters of the people that were getting the form of food assistance, the project open hand and glide and all of the other organizations are doing a phenomenal job of providing th
karins, thanks. >>> just ahead, a radioactive left it in mexico, healthcare.gov enrollment picks up, and embattled toronto mayor rob ford tried to buy the tape showing him smoking crack. >>> and welcome back. a suicide car bomber attacked yemen's defense ministry this morning. 18 soldiers were killed. at least 40 wounded. officials say the blast in the nation's capital was followed by a fire fight with gunmen who tried to take over the complex. they say as many as 12 of them had been killed. >>> missing radioactive cobalt 60 has been found near the location the truck it was in was stolen. authorities say the material was taken out of its protective canister. they also say it poses no threat to the public. although, whoever opened it is in great danger. they believe the thieves were probably just interested in the truck itself. >>> roughly 27,000 americans signed up for insurance on healthcare.gov on tuesday. this brings the exchange's three-day enrollment total to 56,000. that's twice as many as all of october. president obama wednesday urged young activists not to give up on promot
was hurt. >>> in continuing coverage, healthcare.gov is revamped and running according to the obama administration after hundreds of fixes and increased capacity, the federal healthcare website is set to handle 50,000 users simultaneously. it doesn't look different, but pages we viewed today loaded quickly. the website spokesperson says errors have dropped from 6% to less than 1%. running or not, many republicans want to dismantle healthcare.gov. >> if we just sit back and hope it falls apart, it's the wrong thing. if it's teetering near the edge of the cliff, we should go ahead and push it over. >> democrats disagree and are calling for cooperation for affordable care to all americans. >> the question is, are we going to work together to fix these problems, or are we going to could do what our republican colleagues want to do, just sabotage the effort, even though they don't have an alternative. >> a surge in enrollment is expected by the december 23 deadline for coverage that begins in the new year. remember, california has its own website for the affordable care act at coveredca.
of the healthcare institution and liabilities under the dda so as i mentioned this gives us a 2.4 million about 20 years earlier that anticipated otherwise and paid march of this coming year 2014 or as we'll talk about later in the presentation if we're required to get additional approvals from the board that don't come in until after march 1st ucsf would pay about a month after those approvals came through so the first document you have in front of you is the assignment of assumption of a lease agreement transfers the document in its current dda directly from ucsf to -- with the requirement of prepayment of 2.4 million with an eligibility preference for 25 percent of the units. back in june the original proposal of about 33 percent had preference the commission had expressed concerns about that number so we reduced it to 25 percent so the second document in front of you once we have gotten that dda over to the developer amending it we would end up with 200 units and because we would now hold the land versus having sold to ucsf that allows us to ground lease it to the developer so the unit. woul
will highlight people he says have been helped by his health care reform law and website. --healthcar.gov website. in an event. the president also is expected to said the republicans want to strip away benefits without offering an alternative. the government saying most of the glitches on the health care.gov website have now been fixed. and now that the health care.gov website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health-care exchange. brokers and online and sisters in utah say three of every four people want to sign up for coverage of the federal government on one exchange are succeeding within an hour of walking in. navigators and wisconsin, illinois, alabama and north dakota reported a vast improvement. the website is serving as a health-care exchange for 36 states which did not refuse to set up their own website. california has its own unchanged at coveredca.com has also had some problems. our state exchange has >>james: a man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak and hawaii. it happened monday off th
't receive pensions. >>> the white house's self- imposed deadline has passed for the healthcare website to start working. reporter susan mcginnis has a check-up on the site that's become a political sore spot for the obama administration. >> reporter: the white house says 50,000 people can now log on to healthcare.gov all at the same time. >> we have a much more stable system that's reliably open for business. >> reporter: jeffrey, who leads the president's website repair team, said in a conference call this weekend that after more than 400 bump fixes and software -- bug fixes and software upgrades, the obama administration met its goal a working site for the vast majority of users. >> the site is stable and operating at intended capacity with greatly improved performance. >> reporter: response times have improved from 8 seconds in late october to less than 1 second. error rates have gone from 6% to less than 1%. democrats applaud the progress. >> hopefully we are going to have americans get access to the healthcare they need. >> reporter: republicans argue once consumers get in, they w
. >>> now to what the white house hopes is it's new and improved healthcare website. it is underway with major fixes in place. there are only three weeks to go before the deadline to enroll. mike viqueira has more from washington. >> there is good news and there is bad news when it comes to the beleaguered healthcare website from october 1st to november 30th, a largely lost two months and now they say they have many of the problems fixed and not a moment too soon. some statistics and metrics they have come out with. remember in october 1st of the, they said a total of six, six individuals were able to successfully log onto healthcare.gov and enroll for health insurance understand the affordable care act. the error rate was at 6%. >> that's considered to be enormous. now, as much november 30th, that was their target date, the end of november. they say the error rate is less than 1%. they say now up to 800,000 individuals can log on to the website in any given day. 50,000 at one time, still, many of the problems persist. first, there are questions about security. the data of enrollees
amazon does a great job. probably a ten. what would you rate healthcare.gov. >> about a one or two from a security perspective. stuart: oh, the obamacare website security emerging as a key issue today. in the next hour, the top trial lawyer in the country weighs in. who can you sue if your identity gets stolen as a result of healthcare.gov. according to the government accountability institute, kathleen sebelius personally in charge of obamacare had only one, one, face-to-face meeting with president obama in the past three and a half years. that's it. and we're also following apple, breaking through the great wall of china, signing a deal that opens up 700 million potential iphone customers with china mobile. we had one stock picker saying the stock would go back to $700 a share and where will the stock open today? you will know moments from now. so i can reach ally bank 24/7, but there are no branches? 24/7. i'm sorry, i'm just really reluctant to try new things. really? what's wrong with trying new things? look! mommy's new vacuum! (cat screech) you feel that in your muscles? i do... d
to talk about this tomorrow. >>> the man in charge of fixing the healthcare.gov website says its team did its job and met its goal. it can handle 50,000 users at the same time. that was the goal the obamaed a -- >> the bottom line healthcare.gov on december 1st is night and day from where it was on october 1st. >> the next major test of healthcare.gov is likely to come during the next few weeks. a surge in enrollment is expected on december 23rd. >>> your time is 6:37. later this morning president obama will mark the 25th anniversary of world aids day with a speech at the white house. now the president released a lock calimas in because of advances in treatment an aids free world is in reach. the event marked the 25th anniversary of world aids day. and phil wilson the gentleman there the founder of the black aids institute was honored there. in his speech he talked about the importance of awareness and a promise he made to his partner who died in 1989. >> the last thing i said to him before he took his last breath was i will be in this fight until its over. but it is not over. it is not o
were arrested statewide. >>> the man in charge of fixing the healthcare.gov website says his team did their job and now they have met their goal. the website is have reach 50,000 people simultaneously. >> the bottom line healthcare.gov on december 1st is night and day from where it was on october 1st. >> now the next major test of healthcare.gov is probably going to come during the next couple of weeks. a serge in enrollment is expected near the december 23rd deadline to get coverage for the new year. >> president obama will mark the 25th anniversary of world aids day with a seat at the white house this morning. the president released a problem claymation in honor of world aid day which was yesterday. the president said because of advances in treatment, and aids free generation is within our reach. president is scheduled to speak at 10:20 this morning. >>> dozens of people came together yesterday at the aids memorial grove in san francisco to remember loved ones lost. the event marked the 25th anniversary of world aids day. phil wilson the founder of the black aids institute was hono
the basics in life, to have access to a good-paying job, affordable housing, affectable healthcare children. >> so the president did the talk about income inequality and trying to raise that. look. it's going to be different in different places and at some level, can we depend upon the federal government to make that kind of change or is it going to be a case by case community? are we going to create a patchwork of what a minimum wage can be? >> i think it is going to be by community, by the jurisdiction, by city boy city because east city has a different cost of living. here in the district of columbia, it's extremely costly to live in the nation's capitol. wages are somewhere around $35 per hour. so even at $11 and $0.50 per hour, that's less than $25,000 a year. so you would need to have another person join with you just to get to a 50,000 dollar household to be able to go out and try to find affected alan affordable housing? >> some say this tends to dampen employment and you have to increase wages to workers, you might higher fewer people. >> that isn't true. the d.c. chamber represent
filibustered for 14 hours to protest u.s. drone strikes. chris will talk with the architect of the healthcare overhaul. a former adviser to president obama, this sunday on "fox news sunday" on your local fox station. >> a fox report now. more headlines. rescuers airlifted a 19-year-old hiker today more than 13 hours after they say she fell down a ravine, trapping herself overnight. it happened in the san gabe guardrail mountains north and east of los angeles. he sheriff said the hiker lost the strength to walk out on her own. officials say she is now recovering. >>> a couple is restoring what disney's childhood home in chicago. the new owners say they plan to turn it into a museum with the goal of enhancing and exploring childhood creativity. they hope to raise about a half million dollars for the renovation. walt disney would have celebrated his 112th birthday yesterday. >> eating healthy can cost also more money, or a lot, and health expects say it's worth it. how much we spend to eat fresh food may surprise you. ♪ [ female announcer ] to bake. or not to bake. that is a silly question. ba
prevented the clinic from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a break down of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a vocal group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the clinic will lower property values. >> this isn't helping. this used to be a family restaurant where they could have community. and now it's a blight. >> we have come to expect protestors at our health centers. i think there is a vocal community of protestors here. >> reporter: the spokesman argues there is a need in redwood city for planned parenthood. >> only 3% of abortion services and in fact at this location we are not going to do abortions by surgery, just abortion by medication. >> reporter: if this all sounds familiar that's because planned parenthood has been down this road before in redwood city. in fact, the last proposal was about a block away two years ago. back then, the lack of parking spaces made
:42 right now. the deadline has come and gone for the healthcare website fix. the progress that's been made and what president obama plans to announce today. >> and some new territory for the silicon valley's linkedin. how students are now using it for college. coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] some things are simply better at home. like the enticing aroma and distinctive taste of nespresso. elegant capsules meet masterfully crafted machines, and one touch creates the perfect coffee, cappuccino, and latte. ♪ tempt all your senses with one extraordinary coffee. [ penélope cruz ] nespresso. what else? [ male announcer ] discover the world of nespresso on grant avenue and nespresso-us.com. for students heading off to college next year, it's cruh time. >>>5:45. let's check traffic. >> caught me there. okay. >> frank, i know. >> take it away. >> it's cool. i like it. all right. let's go out to the bay bridge toll plaza. we are still on standby waiting for the metering lights to be turned on, but so far, they haven't been so it's good in the fastrak lanes. outer cash lanes are getti
. >>> the white house says a million people visited healthcare.gov yesterday. a scenario that was unthinkable a few weeks ago. >> the president has been careful not to declare this a victory but kept his promise, an operational website by december 1st. in tonight's "reality check" nbc bay area's sam brock examines whether that statement is really true. it's december 3rd, sam. >> raj, jessica, time is up. it's important to note, though, things are running fine in california. we have our own exchange here. healthcare.gov used in 36 other states had well-documented problems. now, looks like the front-end issues have been resolved. people can largely access and use the site. what good does that do if on the back end insurance companies can't get accurate information? your information. are the technical glitches on healthcare.gov fixed? president obama says a month of troubleshooting from experts has improved the site's functionality. >> it's working better now and it's just going to keep on working better over time. >> reporter: the white house claims 50,000 users at a time, and 800,000 per day c
have signed up for insurance through the state's real affordable healthcare exchange. today kpix 5 is gathering the experts from "covered california" for a healthcare consumerwatch hotline. representatives will be here at kpix 5 all day today to answer your questions so you can call between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and the number is 1-888-5-helps- u. 1-888-5-helps-u. or ask questions on our cbssf facebook page. >>> we are seeing that this is a great life because running. >> they have traveled around the world to race. and coming up, the long road from kenya to the california international marathon. >> we want to know what is cool -- >> i'm dennis o'donnell. more trades for the oakland a's. the bay area takes on canada and if you did not hear what happened to the warriors last night, you are not going to believe it. we'll see you in a couple of minutes. >> and we want to know what is cool about your school. you can email us a nomination at coolschools@kpix.com. we might come out and feature your school on the show. we'll be right back. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] december is customer appre
bombarded with calls, questions about "covered california," the state's healthcare exchange. coming up on the consumerwatch we're answering your questions live on the air. call us now 888-5-helps-u. ,, commuters. some passengers got physically ill when the train got trapped in the oad hills tunnel this morning.. began fi >>> another rough ride for bart commuters today. some passengers got sick when their train got trapped in the oakland hills tunnel this morning and began filling with smoke. da lin on the sudden stop that crippled yet another east bay commute. da? >> reporter: yeah, ken. this is the latest major incident in what has been a very, very difficult year for bart and its passengers. this morning, about 700 passengers were stuck in a train stuck in a tunnel waiting for rescue so we asked bart, what's going on? a scary sight in a bart car passengers helping this woman, who appeared unconscious. a rider took the cell phone video this morning after the train they were in got stuck in the berkeley hills tunnel. >> it was confusing. we didn't hear anything for 40 minutes. >> i pan
healthcare.gov website is working. it's now time for americans to enroll in a health insurance plan. but the group the white house most wants to sign up is the hardest sell. the white house needs millions of healthy young adults to sign up to make coverage affordable for everyone else. a new harvard university poll shows just 20% of americans under 30 plan to enroll in a healthcare plan as part of the affordable care act. >> i would rather pay the fine. i don't know how much health insurance is but i know it's more than that. >> the white house is hoping 7 million americans will sign up by april. >>> millions have visited the affordable care act website to review options. some people say they will take their chances without it. a new gallup poll indicates that more than 25% of people say they are more likely to pay the government fine for refusing coverage than sign up for mandatory insurance. that's 28% of 48 million people in the country uninsured. >>> 6:09. define the odds. the northern california couple seeing triple. >> he is simple, funny and fun. >> a lunchtime turns into sho
-fly list. >>> the obama administration said they fixed the majority of problems trying to use healthcare.gov. the white house said technical fixes and upgrades have been made to the site and although it is still not error frees it works 90 percent of the time. >> we believe it will function effectively for the majority of users. >> that is a major improvement over october when the site was operating 43% of the time and frequently crashed. officials say 375,000 visitors went to the site today, that is double the normal traffic for a monday morning. covered california launched a online insurance exchange for small businesses. employers with no more than 50 workers are eligible for the program. by signing up some small businesses could qualify for tax credits. officials say the market place offers employees and employers more options. >>> president obama pledged to continue the fight against aids here in this country and around the globe. he spoke at the white house of the advances the u.s. has made. >> today i am proud to announce we reached our goal, we exceeded our treatment target. help
's healthcare exchange so we are gathering the experts tomorrow for a healthcare consumerwatch hotline. "covered california" representatives will be here at kpix 5 all day tomorrow to answer your questions. simply call between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. tomorrow, that number 1-888-5- helps-u. >> 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. >> reporter: not tonight. tomorrow. >> thank you. >>> it was a tight squeeze for firefighters in orange county. they had to rescue a woman after she got stuck between two buildings. the 28-year-old woman was apparently for whatever reason jumping between rooftops and she fell into an 18" space between the buildings. firefighters had to get down in there, put a harness around the woman. then they lifted her up. rescue took an hour and a half. the woman is okay. treated for some minor injuries. >> there has to be a story jumping between two buildings. >> afraid to know the details. [ laughter >>> the weather is going to be cold. >> this is a very demonstrative statement. it's going to get cold and stay cold. this is not going away soon. usually cold snap one, two, three days? not this time. sever
healthcare law. these are live pictures from the hearing. many people struggled to sign up for insurance following the launch of the national website in october. but the white house says problems with the site have been fixed and millions of people are expected to sign up for coverage in coming weeks. >>> just as president obama begins a three-week public relations campaign for the new healthcare law, another lawsuit was filed against the affordable care act. the university of notre dame filed a religious challenge to the healthcare overhall, saying the -- overhaul, saying the requirement that the health plans cover birth control violates roman teachings. this is one of more than 80 lawsuits attacking the law on religious grounds. it will be the supreme court who decides if employers can refuse to offer benefits under the law. but that ruling is not expected into well next year. >>> some legal experts say people hear in california should pay close attention to the provisions of the bankruptcy protection just granted for the city of detroit. the judge in that case ruled that detroit can i
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